High mortality among older patients treated with pentavalent antimonials for visceral leishmaniasis in East Africa and rationale for switch to liposomal amphotericin B

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/120107
Title:
High mortality among older patients treated with pentavalent antimonials for visceral leishmaniasis in East Africa and rationale for switch to liposomal amphotericin B
Authors:
Chappuis, François; Alirol, Emilie; Worku, Dagemlidet T; Mueller, Yolanda; Ritmeijer, Koert
Journal:
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
Abstract:
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL; kala azar), a fatal disease if left untreated, is one of the most neglected tropical diseases....
Affiliation:
Médecins Sans Frontières, Geneva, Switzerland; Médecins Sans Frontières, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Issue Date:
15-Nov-2010
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/120107
DOI:
10.1128/AAC.01298-10
PubMed ID:
21078947
Additional Links:
http://aac.asm.org/cgi/content/abstract/AAC.01298-10v1
Type:
Article
Language:
en
ISSN:
1098-6596
Appears in Collections:
Leishmaniasis/Kala Azar

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorChappuis, Françoisen
dc.contributor.authorAlirol, Emilieen
dc.contributor.authorWorku, Dagemlidet Ten
dc.contributor.authorMueller, Yolandaen
dc.contributor.authorRitmeijer, Koerten
dc.date.accessioned2011-01-20T17:10:13Z-
dc.date.available2011-01-20T17:10:13Z-
dc.date.issued2010-11-15-
dc.identifier.citationAntimicrob Agents Chemother, published online ahead of print on 15 November 2010en
dc.identifier.issn1098-6596-
dc.identifier.pmid21078947-
dc.identifier.doi10.1128/AAC.01298-10-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/120107-
dc.description.abstractVisceral leishmaniasis (VL; kala azar), a fatal disease if left untreated, is one of the most neglected tropical diseases....en
dc.languageENG-
dc.language.isoenen
dc.relation.urlhttp://aac.asm.org/cgi/content/abstract/AAC.01298-10v1en
dc.rightsPublished by American Society for Microbiology Archived on this site with permission and copyright by the American Society for Microbiologyen
dc.subject.meshKala Azaren
dc.subject.meshVisceral Leishmaniasisen
dc.subject.meshBlack Feveren
dc.subject.meshEastern Africaen
dc.subject.meshSudanen
dc.subject.meshUgandaen
dc.subject.meshEthiopiaen
dc.subject.meshAntimonyen
dc.subject.meshAntimony Sodium Gluconateen
dc.subject.meshSodium Stibogluconateen
dc.subject.meshLiposomal Amphotericin Ben
dc.subject.meshAmBisomeen
dc.subject.meshAdulten
dc.subject.meshMiddle Ageden
dc.subject.meshMortalityen
dc.titleHigh mortality among older patients treated with pentavalent antimonials for visceral leishmaniasis in East Africa and rationale for switch to liposomal amphotericin Ben
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentMédecins Sans Frontières, Geneva, Switzerland; Médecins Sans Frontières, Amsterdam, The Netherlandsen
dc.identifier.journalAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapyen

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